On Saturday 21 November His Eminence, Archbishop Job celebrated the Patronal Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Marshfield, Missouri. Celebrating together with the Archbishop were Reverend M. Andrew Moore, Rector, St. Thomas the Apostle Orthodox Church, Springfield, Missouri and Reverend Moses Berry, Priest-in-Charge, Theotokos “Unexpected Joy” Mission, Ash Grove, Missouri.
On October 31 St Nicholas Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin hosted and "alternative halloween" celebration consisting of Great Vespers, a festal party that included a hearty hotdog supper, hot cider, pumpkin-painting, make-your-own caramel apples, gourd-bowling, goodie bags, near fatal bouts of fake sword fighting, and lots of warm-hearted fellowship. Knights, Cossacks, angels, cats, and even a deviled egg made an appearance.
On Saturday October 31 during the celebration of the Divine Liturgy for the Feast Day of St John of Chicago and Tsarskoye Selo, His Eminence, Archbishop Job ordained Gregory Wickes to the Holy Diaconate.